UK Research Chemicals

High Force Research is an independent CRO / CDMO with the ability to address a wide range of chemistry requirements across multiple industries

We specialise in supporting projects from early stage discovery through; route design and selection, process development, optimisation, scale-up and manufacture.

HFR can draw on extensive experience of applied chemistry across a wide range of industry sectors and academia.

Whether you are a multi-million dollar global client looking at repeat, reliable, small scale commercial production, or a start-up exploring possible applications of new ideas, High Force Research will support you in making it a reality.


+ Chemical Research and Development
+ Route Design
+ Process Development
+ Scale Up
+ Contract Chemical Synthesis
+ Custom Small Molecule Synthesis
+ Analytical Services

+ Quality Assurance
+ Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
+ API Manufacture
+ Continuous Supply Manufacturing
+ Pre-clinical and Clinical Supply
+ Non-GMP Manufacture
+ Controlled Drug Synthesis

Your Chemical Innovation and Commercialisation Partner

Established in 1988, and based in the North East of England, HFR is independent and privately owned. Our partners use our materials in a range of applications; from Pharmaceuticals to Diagnostics, and Smart Materials to Organic Electronics. Due to our accumulated in-house knowledge we offer a versatile and information-led approach to your project, delivered from our UK research chemicals and production facilities.